Administrative Support, Case Management/Social Services, Medical & Health
Jewish Child & Family Services (JCFS) provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.
JCFS is looking for a Clinical Supervisor to supervise and support our mental health and therapeutic clinical staff and to oversee and support the administrative needs of the department. This position supports the Maintaining Adoption Connection/Intensive Placement Service department and/or the Foster Care department.
Are you someone who:
Is comfortable in a leadership role?
Remains calm in high-stress situations while maintaining an understanding and supportive demeanor?
Wants to have a positive impact on the lives of youth and adolescents impacted by complex trauma issues?
Is able to hear varied perspectives and to think critically?
Is flexible and able to adjust to changes in program and department priorities?
Is a strong communicator, both verbally and in writing?
Uses efficient and effective organizational and time management skills?
What would you do?
Supervises and evaluates the clinical treatment approaches of the professional clinical staff assigned as direct reports.
Provides weekly, individual reflective supervision for clinical staff.
Leads, coaches, mentors and instructs clinical staff by providing orientation and ongoing clinical training.
Makes recommendations for hiring or retention of professional clinical staff.
Assumes full responsibility for the treatment of clients under their supervisees’ care.
Reviews all case documentation with Medicaid Rule 132 involvement, ensuring compliance with requirements.
Performs record keeping functions and other administrative duties as required by the Agency, including written treatment documentation within the required timeframes.
Screens and coordinates intakes and assigns new and transfer cases to professional clinical staff.
Oversees administrative tasks related to assigned cases, i.e. quality audits, case staffings, and case consultations.
May provide services and billing under Medicaid Rule 132 as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP) or Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts (LPHA), dependent on qualifications.
Interprets Agency programs to other community agencies or groups.
Helps develop and refine program policies and procedures.
Collaborates with other agency personnel, supervisors, appropriate specialists or consultants on specific case related problems and participates in weekly supervision.
Participates in agency clinical and staff development programs, professional group seminars, committees or conferences to increase professional knowledge.
What have you done?
Completed a Master’s Degree in Social Work, Counseling, Marriage/Family Therapy, Psychology, or related field from an accredited program.
Obtained clinical licensure in the applicable discipline, e.g. LCSW, LCPC or LMFT.
Worked with youth and/or adolescents with complex trauma histories for three or more years, strongly preferred.
Completed three or more years of direct clinical practice. 1 or more years of post-clinical license experience preferred.
What are you able to do?
Able to work occasional evenings based on program needs.
Able to work as the On-Call Clinical Supervisor approximately once every five weeks.
As this position requires site visits to and/or transporting clients from locations which may or may not be accessible by public transportation, must be able to drive, have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and access to a reliable vehicle to travel in the Chicago metropolitan area.
What do we offer?
JCFS offers an array of benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Wellness, Pension, Flexible Spending Plans, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, paid Agency holidays, paid sick and paid vacation time.
Jewish Child & Family Services provides vital, individualized, results-driven, therapeutic and supportive services for thousands of children, adults and families of all backgrounds each year, facing challenges with life transitions, mental health, developmental/intellectual disability and basic human need.